Instawork Editorial

Instawork Editorial

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The top things to look for in an Instawork Pro’s Profile

The top things to look for in an Instawork Pro’s Profile

In a competitive labor market, finding the staff you need can be a challenge — that’s one of the main reasons employers turn to Instawork and our network of ready-to-work Professionals. But with so many Pros available, choosing the folks best suited for your needs can be a challenge. Need some pointers on how to quickly but efficiently vet candidates? Here are a few things to consider.

[Takeaways] Staffing smarter: cutting-edge hotel recruiting tactics

[Takeaways] Staffing smarter: cutting-edge hotel recruiting tactics

When unemployment benefits began to wind down, many people in the hospitality industry believed that candidates would come rushing back. But more than a month after key programs expired, the end of the staffing shortage is still nowhere in sight.

4 Unique ways to attract hospitality staff in a tight labor market

4 Unique ways to attract hospitality staff in a tight labor market

Employee Spotlight: Dominique Harris, Senior Manager, Community Operations

Employee Spotlight: Dominique Harris, Senior Manager, Community Operations

Our mission at Instawork is to create economic opportunities for local businesses and professionals, globally. In order to achieve that mission, we have built a team composed of talented and hard-working individuals who are passionate about connecting skilled hourly professionals with local businesses who need their services.

5 Easy ways to earn more with Instawork

5 Easy ways to earn more with Instawork

One of the things that Instawork Pros love about the app? The money! When businesses urgently need staff, they'll pay a premium for quality workers. Because of this, you can often earn more on Instawork than other workplaces.

[Handout] Cultivating premium service: the do’s & don’ts of preparing your staff

[Handout] Cultivating premium service: the do’s & don’ts of preparing your staff

Some qualities of great customer service are universal — whether you’re at a fast food restaurant or a five-star resort, front-line staff should be friendly, helpful, and patient. But in certain settings, the expectations are premium, and polish is a must-have. The bar is higher for staff at a country club, nice hotel, or formal event venue, for example, than it is for staff at a casual establishment. And to make your clients happy, you need to meet, or even surpass, that bar.

What does a line cook do?

What does a line cook do?

It’s a simple fact: without line cooks, many culinary kitchens couldn’t function. They are a key part of the “kitchen brigade,” a system where each member of the kitchen staff has a designated role in creating meals. And with kitchen staff in high demand today, there are tons of well-paying line cook shifts on Instawork right now. But what does a line cook do, exactly?

Wanted: 100k New Pros This Holiday Season

Wanted: 100k New Pros This Holiday Season

While the holidays may still be a few months away, companies are already gearing up for the season in a big way. Retailers are seeking staff who can help them manufacture and ship goods for the gift-giving season, while hospitality businesses — like catering companies, country clubs, venues, hotels, and restaurants — need folks to work holiday parties and events.

How to get ahead during a busy events season

How to get ahead during a busy events season

All industries go through busy periods: tourism ramps up in the summer, retail peaks around the holidays, and educators are bustling at the beginning of the school year. But anyone working in events and hospitality will tell you that there’s not just one busy season — there’s a whole slew of them. There’s the wedding season, holiday season, graduation season… the list goes on.

Employee Spotlight: Geraldine Cortez, Regional Sales Manager

Employee Spotlight: Geraldine Cortez, Regional Sales Manager

Our mission at Instawork is to create economic opportunities for local businesses and professionals, globally. In order to achieve that mission, we have built a team composed of talented and hard-working individuals who are passionate about connecting skilled hourly professionals with local businesses who need their services.

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